Find Articles: Social Sciences

Anthropology

Academic Search Premier
Use this database to find scholarly articles anthropology and culture.

ProQuest Science
This database includes a selection of journals publishing research on anthropology topics.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free collection of research on arts and humanities, including many resources on culture and ethnic studies. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Business

Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite contains full-text articles from over 1,000 business-related magazines and research journals.

Business Commons
A free international collection of research on business. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Access Business News
Business news sources.

Regional Business News
Local and regional business news sources.

New York Times
The business section is a daily feature.
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Small Business Reference Center
Articles, books, and other useful information on small business management.

PsycInfo
This database covers the field of psychology, and includes articles on business related topics such as consumer behavior and attitudes, human resource management, social responsibility and business ethics, interpersonal communication, and psychological dimensions of management, marketing, and advertising.

SocIndex
SocIndex covers the field of sociology. Look here to find to find information on work environment, customer satisfaction, lifestyles, recreation, leisure, travel, and other social dimensions of business.

Academic Search Premier
Look here for articles from magazines, trade journals, and scholarly journals on business-related topics.

Communication

Academic Search Premier
Look here for scholarly and magazine articles on communication topics.

PsycInfo
This database covers the field of psychology, and includes articles on a variety of communication topics.

SocIndex
SocIndex covers the field of sociology. Look here to find to find information on social aspects of communication.

ProQuest Science
A good place to look for articles on technological aspects of communication; also includes a selection of relevant psychology and language studies journals.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Arts and Humanities Commons
An international collection of research on arts and humanities. Includes material on languages, and media studies. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite contains full-text articles from over 1,000 business-related magazines and research journals. Use this database for articles about business communication.

Access World News
News stories on communication topics from around the U.S.. and around the world.

New York Times
News articles on communication topics, including technology, social media, and journalism.
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Criminal Justice

Academic Search Premier
Look here for scholarly articles on crime, justice, and forensics, as well as professional magazines for law enforcement and articles from popular magazines on crime, law, and justice.

SocIndex
SocIndex covers the field of sociology. Look here to find to find information on social aspects of crime and justice.

PsycInfo
This database covers the field of psychology, and includes articles on many topics related to criminology.

ProQuest Science
This STEM-centered database includes a small number of journals on forensics and scientific aspects of law enforcement.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Sponsored by the U.S.. department of Justice, NJCRS is a free service providing access to information about a wide variety of information sources relating to criminal justice. Selected material is available full-text.

Law Commons
A free collection of research on law and legal topics. Contains a significant section on criminal law. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Access World News
Crime reporting across the nation and around the world.

New York Times
The Times reports on crime in New York, and on social issues relating to crime, law, and justice.
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Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
This database provides access to opinion pieces on issues of public policy; some of the issues covered are relevant to criminal justice.

Points of View
Another database that provides access to opinion pieces on issues of public policy. Some of the issues covered are relevant to criminal justice.

Economics

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Look here for scholarly articles and magazine articles on topics in economics.

Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite contains full-text articles from over 1,000 business- and economic-related magazines and research journals.

SocIndex
SocIndex covers the field of sociology. Look here to find to find information on the intersection of economics and sociology.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Access World News
News reports on economic topics.

New York Times
The Times provides news reports and expert analysis of economic issues.
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Education

ERIC
The ERIC database is published by the U.S. Department of Education, and covers scholarly and professional literature in the field of education, and a wide variety of reports and documents from institutions and practitioners. This interface, powered by Ebsco, is a better search tool than the free version provided by the Federal government.

ERIC
Free version of the ERIC database. Ebsco interface is a more powerful search tool, and provides more full-text access.

Teacher Reference Center
This database supplements the ERIC database with additional journals and documents.

Education Commons
A free collection of research on education. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
This database provides access to a wide variety of scholarly and professional literature relating to information and libraries.

Academic Search Premier
Look here for additional articles on education topics.

PsycInfo
This database covers the field of psychology. Look here for articles on psychological topics relating to teaching and learning.

SocIndex
SocIndex covers the field of sociology. Look here for articles on social aspects of education and learning.

ProQuest Science
This database includes some journals on education topics, including special education, and also a selection of journals in psychology.

New York Times
The Education section is a regular feature, covering news, issues, and policy analysis.
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Classroom Resources

Primary Search
Magazine articles for elementary school research.

Middle Search Plus
Magazine articles for middle school research.

MasterFile Elite
This multidisciplinary database is suitable for high school students’ research needs. It includes magazine articles, essays from a selection of reference books, and a large collection of images. A selection of scholarly journals is also included.

NoveList K-8
NoveList K-8 provides capsule descriptions of fiction for children and young adults. A good resource for teachers, and for anyone who works with children up through grade 8.

Geography & Culture

Academic Search Premier
Look here for articles on places, peoples and cultures.

PsycInfo
A good source for articles on psychological aspects of culture.

SocIndex
Look here for articles on culture in a sociological perspective.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free international collection of research on arts and humanities. Includes resources on languages and culture and ethnic studies. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Government & Public Policy

Academic Search Premier
Look here for both scholarly and magazine articles on any topic relating to government or public policy.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
This database provides a multifaceted collection of opinion essays on many topics of public interest. For best results, use the Browse Topics feature. Critical thinking required!

Points of View
This tool is very similar to Opposing Viewpoints, but the topic list is slightly different.

Military & Government Collection
This database provides access to a selection of magazines and scholarly journals relevant to a wide variety of military and public policy/government topics, and also to many historic documents.

SocIndex
SocIndex covers the field of sociology. Sociological research is highly important in developing public policy.

Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite contains full-text articles from over 1,000 business-related magazines and research journals. Look here for articles on policy from a business perspective.

GreenFile

Greenfile covers the field of environmental studies, and contains many government reports and resources on environmental policy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Law Commons
A free collection of research on law and legal topics. Includes many resources relevant to public policy research. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

POPLINE
This database covers research and policy relating to population and family planning. The database indexes many scholarly journals, and also government and institutional reports. Selected full-text available. Click on the DOI link to check for full-text access.

Press of Atlantic City
Look here for news on local government and policy.

New Jersey Newspapers
Look here for statewide reporting on government and policy.

Access World News
Newspapers from the United States and around the world. Use this database for news on government and policy in other states, or for a different regional or international perspective.

New York Times
The Times provides news reports and expert analysis of policy issues.
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Hospitality

Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite contains full-text articles from over 1,000 business-related magazines and research journals. Use Business Source Elite to find articles about trends and developments in the hospitality industry and its sectors, about specific companies within the industry, or about general business or economic topics.

Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Scholarly Commons
A searchable archive of professional literature from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration. When last checked, articles and book chapters could be downloaded for free.

Academic Search Premier
Use Academic Search Premierr to look for articles on hospitality topics in magazines, and for research on hospitality- or business-related topics.

Access Business News
Business news from around the United States. Use this database to find information about smaller companies that do not have a national presence, or to find out about business conditions in a state or region.

Regional Business News
Use this database to find information about smaller companies that do not have a national presence, or to find out about business conditions in a state or region.

GreenFile
Look here for articles on ecotourism, green business practices, and the environmental impact of the hospitality industry.

PsycInfo
Use PsycInfo to find information on consumer behavior and attitudes, human resource management, social responsibility and business ethics, interpersonal communication, and psychological dimensions of management, marketing, and advertising

SocIndex
Use SocIndex to find information on work environment, customer satisfaction, gambling, lifestyles, recreation, leisure, travel, and other social dimensions of the hospitality industry.

Law

Legal Information Reference Center
Articles, books, and reference material on a variety of law topics.

Westlaw
Westlaw provides access to a wide variety of resources for lawyers and paralegal staff. Restricted to paralegal students only. See your professor about setting up an account.

Academic Search Premier
Use Academic Search Premier to look for articles from scholarly journals and general interest magazines on legal topics.

Law Commons
A free collection of research on law and legal topics. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Psychology

PsycInfo
PsycInfo indexes research in psychology, with journal coverage dating back to the nineteenth century. Look here for material on psychology and behavioral science topics and on mental health.

ProQuest Science
This STEM-focused database includes substantial coverage of psychology topics.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Academic Search Premier
This broad-based, multidisciplinary database supplements PsycInfo.

Social Work & Human Services

SocIndex
This database focuses on sociology, but includes substantial coverage of social work and human services issues.

PsycInfo
Look here for articles on psychological dimensions of social work.

ProQuest Science
This STEM-focused database includes a selection of journals relevant to social services topics.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Academic Search Premier
Look here for scholarly and professional literature on social work topics, and for relevant articles in general interest magazines.

Sociology

SocIndex
SocIndex covers research in the field of sociology, with full-text coverage of 800+ journals. Look here for topics in sociology, social psychology, and social work.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons
A free collection of research on social and behavioral sciences. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Academic Search Premier
This broad-based, multidisciplinary database supplements SocIndex. Look here for scholarly and professional literature on sociology topics, and for relevant articles in general interest magazines.